Such a large part of our local community is comprised of military families and retirees. However, even for those who may have never served in the armed forces, there is a reverence for the American flag. There is an established protocol for the proper destruction, i.e. ‘retirement’ of tattered old flags. They should never be […]
American Legion Post 138 will perform a Flag Retirement Ceremony at Bridgeport Place on July 8. If you have a tattered old flag, bring it for proper disposal in this solemn ceremony. The public is invited. On that same day, join us for the Stars in Your Eyes BBQ luncheon honoring “First Responders” from West Pierce Fire […]
By Jaynie Jones It’s not too late to register your car for the Bridgeport Place Classic Car Show and BBQ, if you act today. It is an annual event on Saturday during Father’s Day weekend, June 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Senior residents of Bridgeport Place vote for their favorite cars. The classic cars […]
By Jaynie Jones The University Place Senior Center was transformed into a lively dining hall festooned with fresh flowers and cookie baskets atop red-and-white table linens. The center hosted a fundraising double-hitter on a recent, rainy Tuesday afternoon with a Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction raising more than $1,000.
By Jaynie Jones A circus-themed open house event was held at the Lakewood Senior Activity Center recently. Featured were agencies, businesses, and other organizations that serve seniors in Lakewood and the surrounding region. Health care providers included senior living communities and home care services, footwear, grief support, hearing services, and even the fire department […]
The recent Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure Bake Sale at Bridgeport Place raised $761.75 in five hours. Leslie Jo Thompson is an officially registered walker and fundraiser this year. She did the lion’s share of the baking for the Bake Sale, but other team members at Bridgeport Place also contributed baked goods – everything […]
Pop in and make a purchase at the Bake Sale on April 21, from 10-3, at Bridgeport Place, 5250 Bridgeport Way West. It’s a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure. There will be all sorts of goodies to choose from. Every dime and dollar that comes in from the Bake Sale […]
The third Saturday of every month is a free lunch for seniors. It’s called the “Senior Soup-tacular”, and it’s coming up this weekend on Saturday, April 16. It’s a casual, no-frills, drop-in, social gathering for seniors with no strings attached. A different homemade soup is featured each month, plus fresh-from-the-oven breadsticks, desserts, and beverages. RSVP […]
Twice each year Bridgeport Place hosts a Driver Safety Course presented by AARP. Tune up your driving skills and update your knowledge of the rules of the road with defensive driving techniques. The eight-hour course is split over two days’ time with classes held from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 22 […]
By Jaynie Jones Bridgeport Place treats residents and guests to a special dinner each month. A Greek festival was the March theme complete with decor and authentic Greek cuisine. The menu included Souvlakia, Kalamata and Feta, Moussaka, and Baklava.
Bridgeport Place hosted the first of what will be a series of casual, drop-in events for seniors on a recent Saturday afternoon. The “SOUP-tacular” featured a free light lunch of homemade soup, breadsticks, desserts, and beverages. Visitors were also given a tour of the apartments. The next “SOUP-tacular” is slated for Saturday, February 19, from […]
The City of University Place honored Bridgeport Place in an awards ceremony during a recent meeting of the city council. Mayor Debbie Klosowski and Recreation Supervisor Jennifer Robinson made the presentation of the plaque. Jaynie Jones, Community Relations Coordinator for Bridgeport Place, received the plaque on behalf of the entire staff and management team.